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Newsletter #4 | June 2019

Welcome to the second Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness newsletter for 2019. It has been a busy first half of the year for our team, and we are pleased to share our news and activities as well as a number of open opportunities.  
Five members of the Peter McMullin Centre team are currently presenting at the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion's World Conference on Statelessness (26-28 June 2019, The Hague). Also taking place at the conference is the launch of Centre Director, Michelle Foster's recent book International Refugee Law and the Protection of Stateless Persons; and the launch of the Statelessness & Citizenship Review, see item below.   Learn more about the World Conference
Statelessness & Citizenship Review
Edition 1, Volume 1, of the Statelessness & Citizenship Review (SCR) is now live. We are thrilled with the quality of scholarship in this first volume. Submissions for the second issue are now open, closing 31 July.
Visit SCR website 
ABR Behrouz Boochani Fellowship - worth $10,000
The Centre is pleased to be partnering with the Australian Book Review (ABR) to offer the ABR Behrouz Boochani Fellowship. Generously funded by Peter McMullin, the fellowship honours the artistry, courage and moral leadership of Behrouz Boochani, an Iranian-Kurdish poet, journalist, memoirist, film producer and human rights activist. ABR welcomes creative proposals from English-speaking journalists, commentators, scholars, activists, and creative writers around the world.
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Statelessness Intensive Course 2020
We are now accepting applications for the second Statelessness Intensive Course, to be held from 3 - 7 February 2020 at Melbourne Law School. Early bird and scholarship applications are due on 15 August 2019, with the final submissions due 15 October 2019.
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Visiting Fellowship Scheme 2020
Following the success of our inaugural Visiting Fellowship Scheme, we are pleased to have opened the second round, calling for Fellows to visit the Centre between February and December 2020. Applications close 31 August 2019.
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Global PhDs on Statelessness network
The Centre is delighted to host the Global PhDs on Statelessness (GPS) webpage, showcasing the exciting and varied emerging approaches to statelessness research. GPS is a network of PhD students and Doctoral researchers engaged on issues of citizenship and statelessness around the world.
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PhD Scholarship 2020
The Centre welcomes applications from suitably qualified scholars for a place in the Melbourne Law School’s PhD program commencing in 2020.  Proposals are invited on a wide range of topics including (but not limited to) issues around the right to nationality at international law, domestic nationality laws and deprivation of citizenship, legal identity, the risk of statelessness, and/or human rights issues connected with the causes and ramifications of statelessness.  Interdisciplinary project proposals are welcome. Read more
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